BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Chandler Staton kicked a 24-yard field goal as time expired and Appalachian State knocked off 14th-ranked Coastal Carolina 30-27 on Wednesday night.

Chase Brice threw for 347 yards and two touchdowns, and Malik Williams had a monster game with 10 catches for 206 yards and a touchdown in front of a capacity crowd of 31,061 at Kidd Brewer Stadium. Camerun Peoples ran for two touchdowns for the Mountaineers (5-2, 2-1 Sun Belt).

They have never lost to the Chanticleers at home.

The Mountaineers moved into the driver's seat in the conference's East division and could prevent Coastal Carolina (6-1, 2-1) from reaching the championship game.

Grayson McCall threw for 291 yards and one touchdown for Coastal Carolina.

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